London Metal Exchange aims to boost liquidity, electronic trading – euronewsPosed On May 27th, 2015

euronews
London Metal Exchange aims to boost liquidity, electronic trading euronews LONDON (Reuters) – The London Metal Exchange (LME) took more steps on Tuesday to boost liquidity by making it easier for new members, including U.S. speculators, to have direct access to its electronic trading system. The LME’s owner, Hong Kong LME zinc bulls get fooled againDaily Times all 29 news articles »
Source:London Metal Exchange aims to boost liquidity, electronic trading – euronews

Spread-betting firm Plus 500 freezes thousands of customer accounts – The IndependentPosed On May 19th, 2015

The Independent
Spreadbetting firm Plus 500 freezes thousands of customer accounts The Independent Shares in the AIM-listed spread betting firm Plus 500 collapsed today after the Israeli company was forced to freeze the accounts of thousands of customers for money laundering checks. Plus500’s main UK subsidiary, which is regulated by the Financial …
Source:Spread-betting firm Plus 500 freezes thousands of customer accounts – The Independent

5 reasons why bond yields are on the rise – USA TODAYPosed On May 13th, 2015

USA TODAY
5 reasons why bond yields are on the rise USA TODAY The era of record-low bond yields, born a few years back at the depths of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, seems to be nearing an end. Suddenly, not every investor in the world thinks government … Everybody was betting that and more »
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Crude Oil: Have We Seen The Highs? – Seeking AlphaPosed On May 11th, 2015

Livemint
Crude Oil: Have We Seen The Highs? Seeking Alpha Term structure or the forward curve in crude oil has changed since March. As oil made lows, the contango peaked. The June 2015 versus June 2016 NYMEX crude oil spread traded at $9.25 per barrel on March 18, which represented a contango of over 20%. Oil rallies as hedge funds are caught short: KempReuters all 188 news articles »
Source:Crude Oil: Have We Seen The Highs? – Seeking Alpha

My contrarian bet on the euro gave me a 700-pip profit – MoneyWeekPosed On May 9th, 2015

MoneyWeek
My contrarian bet on the euro gave me a 700-pip profit MoneyWeek This morning, GBP/USD has jumped by over two cents on the back of the results of the UK general election. But today, I want to cover EUR/USD to show how to extract a huge win in swing trading this market. Totally against received wisdom, the euro has …
Source:My contrarian bet on the euro gave me a 700-pip profit – MoneyWeek

Political spread betting market backs Conservatives – Financial TimesPosed On May 5th, 2015

Political spread betting market backs Conservatives Financial Times Spread betters are forecasting that the Conservatives will win more seats than Labour in this week’s UK general election, with the uncertainty over the outcome triggering an unprecedented wave of interest in political trading. “We’ve never seen
Source:Political spread betting market backs Conservatives – Financial Times

Greek reshuffle lifts the Euro – City IndexPosed On April 29th, 2015

City Index
Greek reshuffle lifts the Euro City Index The catalyst behind the latest euro fortunes comes from Athens where the ruling Syriza government have announced a new bailout negotiating team which has seen Finance Minister Varoufakis taking a less active role in the negotiations. This is seemingly
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U.S. Banks Now Less Risky Than European Peers – Seeking AlphaPosed On April 23rd, 2015

Seeking Alpha
U.S. Banks Now Less Risky Than European Peers Seeking Alpha The rapidly declining CDS spreads have created a disconnect between the bond and credit markets. As a result, JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley’s bonds now trade with a negative basis to their CDS spreads. This means that the cash (bond) spread is trading …
Source:U.S. Banks Now Less Risky Than European Peers – Seeking Alpha

What The Brent-WTI Spread Is Telling Us About Oil Prices – Seeking AlphaPosed On April 16th, 2015

Business Today
What The Brent-WTI Spread Is Telling Us About Oil Prices Seeking Alpha On Friday, April 10, the spread was trading at a $5.92 premium for Brent crude. Brent crude versus WTI is both a location and a quality spread. The Brent crude refers to oil produced in the Brent oil fields and other sites in the North Sea. The Brent COLUMN-Futures prices point to more balanced oil market in second half: KempReuters Futures prices point to more balanced oil market in second half: KempHellenic Shipping News Worldwide NYMEX crude edges higher in Asia ahead of API supply dataInvesting.com all 412 news articles »
Source:What The Brent-WTI Spread Is Telling Us About Oil Prices – Seeking Alpha

Asian Buyers Seize on Oil-Price Spread – Wall Street JournalPosed On March 17th, 2015

Wall Street Journal
Asian Buyers Seize on Oil-Price Spread Wall Street Journal It isn’t just the sharp drop in crude prices since last summer that has roiled the global oil industry. It is the way they have fallen. During the slump, U.S. oil prices have dropped further relative to Brent prices traded on London’s Intercontinental Amplified Storage Debate and Talks with Tehran Send Oil to New LowDailyFX Stuffing oil in the mattress: Why storing this much crude is bad news for oil Financial Post Crude Oil Falls To The Bottom Of The Range: Is This A Dip To Buy?Seeking Alpha (registration) Investing.com all 246 news articles »
Source:Asian Buyers Seize on Oil-Price Spread – Wall Street Journal